According to Gregory calendar, on May 13, the day number in a year is 134 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 135. May 13 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 13 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1373Norwich's English mystic Julian recovered from a serious illness, during which he experienced a series of intensive vision of Jesus Christ; He later described them in the revelations of divine love, the first English language book written by a woman.
1643An earthquake in Chile killed one-third of the total population.
1648The construction of the Red Fort in Delhi was completed. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 as a part of the Red Fort complex.
1666Under the confederation of Purandar, Shivaji reached Agra to meet Aurangzeb.
1779Russian and French mediators interacted on the Treaty of Teschto, which ended the war of Bavarian succession.
1779The end of the Bavarian succession war was announced.
1830The establishment of the Republic of Ecuador, Juan Jose Florence became the first president.
1830Ecuador was separated from Gran Colombia.
1846The United States announced the war on Mexico following a series of several controversies in view of the 1845 American Anexus in Texas, launching a Mexican-American War.
1846Mexican-American War: The United States declared war on Mexico.
1848Finland's national anthem Mame (audio painted) was first demonstrated by German composer Fredric Passius and Finnish poet Johan Ludwig Roonberg.
1848The national anthem of Finland was first performed.
1880Thomas Edison performed his first electric rail in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1880Thomas Edison tested his experimental electric railway at Menlo Park.
1888Princess Isabel of the Brazilian empire signed the Lei Orinto Act, formally abolishing slavery in Brazil.
1899Esporte Club Vittoria Association Football Club Salvador founded in Brazil.
1907The 5th meeting of the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party was held in London's secret.
1909The first Giro D 'Italia long -range road cycle racing stars started in Italy, with Italian professional road racing cyclist Luigingna became the last winner.
1913Russian American Igor Sikorsky flew the world's first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft, Ruski Whitez, which he designed.
1917Ten -year -old Lucia Santos and her cousins ​​Francisco and Jesinta Marto allegedly began to experience a marian near Fetima in Portugal, now known as our Lady of Fatima.
1918The United States Post Office Department released the first airmail stamp on 13 May 1918. This 24 percent inverted Jenny Stamp became very famous due to a printing error, with a biplane revealed on a sheet of 100 tickets that were sold to the public.
1930The British Ministry of Labor made a list of 1.7 million unemployed.
1931Paul Dumer was elected President of France by Parliament.
1931Paul Daumer was elected President of France. And he was killed on May 7, 332.
1935The London horror film Werewolf was released.
1939The WDRC-FM, the first commercial US FM radio station, was launched on 13 May 1939 in Bloomfield, Connecticut. It is now known as 102.9, with the slogan of 'Classic Rock Back' after the whale replaced his old theme Brass Bonanja.
1948Kibutz Kifar was surrendering his surrender after a two -day fight with the Arab Lionand Arabians, a fifteen Jews resident of Etzian.
1950The first race of the FIA ​​Formula One World Championship was held in Silverstone, England.
1958Ben Carlin, an Australian courageous, became the first and only person to broadcast the world on 13 May, 1958 by amphibian vehicle. He traveled 17, 000 km from the land and 62,000 km from the sea in a ten -year time journey.
1958Australian Ben Carlin became the only person to circle the world in a dual moving vehicle, who traveled to 80,000kilometres (50,000 mi) by land and sea.
196913-May 1969 Sino-Malaya sectist violence took place in Kuala Lumpur. The riots of the race were also referred to as the May 13 incident in which 143 were killed as per official data but Western diplomatic sources at that time put around 600 tolls.
1972The Table-e-car bomb installed by loyalists exploded in an outer crowded pub located in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with a two-day firing between the British Army, the Irish Republican Army and the Allster Volunteer Force.
1981Mehmat Ali Agaka attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II on 13 May 1981 at St. Peter Square in Vatican City. He was forgiven by the Pope after an Italian court sentenced him to life imprisonment. On 26 June 2000, the Pope released the third mystery of 'Fatima' in which he said that the attempt to murder was fulfilling this mystery.
1981Mehmat Ali Agaka was seriously shot and injured by Pope John Paul second in Vatican City at Saint Peter Square.
1985Eleven members of the American Black Liberation Group were killed when a Philadelphia police helicopter fired a bomb at his house during a raid.
1992Lee Hongji introduced Falun Gong in a public lecture in Changchun, Jilin province of China.
1995Ellison Jane Hargravas, an English climber, became the first woman and Sherpa to climb Mount Everest on 13 May 1995 without oxygen. She was also the mother of a child. He died in a violent storm while descending from the peak of K2. At the age of 33 on 13 August 1995.
1996A severe storm and a tornado killed 600 people in Bangladesh.
1996On May 13, 1996, there was a wrath of strong thunderstorms and storms in Bangladesh. More than 600 people were killed during a series of storms in Jabalpur and Tangel districts on the evening of 13 May.
1999Carlo Ezello Simai was elected President of Italy.
2000A fireworks factory exploded in Enskide, Netherlands, resulting in 22 deaths and damage of about € 450 million.
2000Lara Dutta won the title of Miss Universe.
2001Silvio Berlusconi won the general election, becoming the Prime Minister of Italy for the second time.
2005Uzbekistan's Internal Ministry and National Security Service killed 187 in the crowd of protesters in Andizan, Uzbekistan, in the official count of the government, allegedly 5,000 people.
2014An explosion in a Turkish mine and fire killed 238 mine workers.

Important Historical Events of 13 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1638Construction began in Delhi at the Red Fort (Lahori Gatepretted), which was the abode of the Mughal emperors, now a prestigious symbol of India.
1952The upper house of the Parliament of India, Rajya Sabha held its first meeting on 13 May 1952. The Rajya Sabha sits in the Rajya Sabha Chamber in Parliament House in Delhi, the capital of the country.
1952The session of the first parliament of independent India began. First Lok Sabha 1952 After the first general elections, the country got its first Lok Sabha. The Indian National Congress won power with 364 seats. With this, Jawaharlal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India. The Indian National Congress then got around 45 percent of the votes.
1962Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan became the second President of India. In 1954, the Government of India honored him with the highest honor Bharat Ratna. His birthday (5 September) is celebrated as Teachers' Day in India.
1967On 13 May 1967, Zakir Hussain was elected as the third President of India. He was the first Muslim President of India and the first President who died on 3 May 1969 in the office. He was also awarded India's highest honor Bharat Ratna. Civil Award in 1963.
1967Zakir Hussain took over as the first elected Muslim President of India.
1967The leading educationist, Dr. Zakir Hussain became the third President of India. He was the first Muslim President of India.
1998India conducted two nuclear tests at Pokhran.
2008India's most popular tourist destination saw a series of nine bomb blasts within a fifteen minute time period on 13 May 2008. The tenth bomb of this synchronized series was found before the explosion. Islamic terrorist group Indian Mujahideen took responsibility for the attack in which 63 people were killed and more than 216 were injured

Important Days of 13 May National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Migratory Bird Day (Second Saturdays of May and October)International Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 13 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1905Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed / Freedom Fighter, politician / India
1905Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed / Freedom Fighter / India
1905Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed / Lawyer / India
1905Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed / Politician / India
1916Sachidananda Routray / Poet / India
1918Balasaraswati / Choreographer / India
1951Anand Modak / Composer / India
1953Mahesh Manjrekar / Actor / India
1984Benny Dayal / Singer / India
1985Madhurima Tuli / Actress / India
1985Megha Gupta / Actress / India

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